Sparks Glacier


General Location:

Sparks Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project
Sparks Glacier - Canadian Glacier Inventory Project

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Latitude/Longitude:

78o 0' 20" N - 76o 24' 15" W

(Source: Atlas of Canada, 2007)

Characteristics:

Primary Class: 4- Outlet glacier
Form: 0- Uncertain or miscellaneous
Frontal Characteristic: 0- Normal or Miscellaneous
Major Source of Nourishment: 1- Snow
Longitudinal Profile: 1- Even, regular

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

History:

Photo Year (year of photo used for calculations): 1959
Total Area (square km): 55.53
Mean Width (km): 8.1
Mean Length (km): 7.1
Mean Depth (m): 250
Mean Elevation (m a.s.l.): 210
Snow Line Elevation (m a.s.l.): 0
Snow Line Date (date of snow line observation): July 7, 1959
Tongue Activity: 2- Slight retreat

(Source: World Glacier Inventory, 2005)

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